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Lubyanka 490 m, Turgenevskaya 590 m, Chistyie prudyi 590 m 3/5, bldg. 1, Armenian Lane
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Museum Moscow Lights

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Museum dedicated to the history of city lighting

Entrance fee — 30-70 rub.

Details about the museum tours and prices

Since 1980 in the Armenian Lane

Immersion in the city history begins with the little public garden, located in front of the museum — boyar chambers of the XVII century. Here one can see old oil, kerosene, electric lights. Lined in a row, they are the first to welcome guests of the museum.

The museum funds store archival and printed materials on light engineering, history of of lighting and time distribution, photos and drawings of different kinds of lighting fixtures, visual materials on the history of Moscow as well.

The visitors can see how the lights lit in Moscow and even try themselves in the role of lamplighter or exterior lighting control console manager.

Interactive lessons at the museum

Master class on painting candles.

«What Is Light?» — The study of the nature of light through various experiments.

«Acquisition Of Fire» — the history obtaining and preservation of fire in ancient times.

«Historical Disco» — a journey back in time: getting fire, ball by candlelight, round dance and waltz to the gramophone.

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